Hanna Dębska awarded “START” scholarship

Hanna Dębska has been awarded the prestigious START scholarship for the young scholars by the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP). http://www.fnp.org.pl/laureaci-start-2016/ Congratulations!

Social Challenges Unit becomes part of ISS

“Social Challenges Unit” (CWS) which exists as part ISS since 2014 has now become one of its formal centers. The main mission of the Social Challenges Unit is to connect external requests for specific knowledge with university’s resource. More at CWS website at cws.uw.edu.pl/en/ and here.

Mirosław Kofta’s Anniversary Conference

On June 20, 2015, a conference dedicated to Anniversary of Professor Mirosław Kofta is held in Tyszkiewicz-Potocki Palace at Krakowskie Przedmieście Street 26/28. The conference is organized by the Department of Psychology and ISS and entitled “From psychology of control to psychology of conspiracies. In the circle of interests and fascinations of Mirosław Kofta”.


Conference program

Lecture “The Globalization of Inequality” by prof. Salvatore Babones (June 9, 5.30 pm)

ISS invites you to an open lecture entitled “The Globalization of Inequality” by Salvatore Babones, associate professor at the University of Sydney, which will take place at Brudzinskie Hall (Sala Brudzińskiego) in Kazimierzowski Palace (Pałacu Kazimierzowski) (Krakowskie Przedmieście Street 26/28, 00-927 Warsaw) on June 9, 2015 (Tuesday) at 5.30 pm. The lecture will be devoted to mechanism and effects of diffusion of a US model of social inequalities.

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Wykład “”The Globalization of Inequality” prof. Salvatore Babones (9 czerwca, godz. 17.30)

ISS UW zaprasza na wykład otwarty prof. Salvatore Babones (University of Sydney) pt. “The Globalization of Inequality”, który wygłoszony zostanie w jęz. angielskim w Sali Brudzińskiego Pałacu Kazimierzowskiego UW (Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, 00-927 Warszawa), w dniu 9 czerwca 2015 (wtorek) o godz. 17.30. Wykład poświęcony będzie globalnemu rozprzestrzenianiu się w ostatnich dekadach modelu nierówności społecznych powstałego w Stanach Zjednocznych, w szczególności konkretnym mechanizmom i skutkom tego procesu.

Strona wydarzenia w FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/879996118712810/

Bogdan Cichomski passed away

We are deeply saddened to inform you that on May 2nd, 2015, our colleague Bogdan Cichomski passed away. Bogdan was a co-founder of the Institute for Social Studies and its long-time faculty member. He served as a head of the Center for Sociological Studies and was the forefather of the Polish General Survey Program (PGSS). Bogdan’s funeral will take place on May 11th, at 10:30 am at the Bródnowski Cemetery in Warsaw.

The contemporary Polish nobility in European context

ISS invites you to participate in a conference entitled “The contemporary Polish nobility in European context” co-organized with the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, which will take place on May 15, 2015, 10:45 am – 4:15 pm at Staszica Palace in Warsaw (Nowy Świat 72) in room 200. Please confirm you attendance by May 12, 2015 by e-mailing issinfo@iss.uw.edu.pl ,  Conference program